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Carlingford Players to stage Philadelphia Here I Come this weekend

The Carlingford Players will present the Brian Friel play ‘Philadelphia Here I Come’ in the Foy Centre this weekend.

The performances will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8pm sharp. 23 more words

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Abbey Theatre - Raising the curtain!

The Abbey Theatre (also known as the National Theatre of Ireland) has had a long and interesting history dating back over a hundred years.

In the 1890s WB Yeats, Lady Augusta Gregory and Edward Martyn published a ‘ 326 more words


Knockaderry Clouncagh Drama Group's Production of "The Loves of Cass McGuire" Reviewed

Following their  hugely successful production of Jim Nolan’s ‘Moonshine’ last year, the Knockaderry Clouncagh Drama Group, directed by Johnny Corkery, are back once again, this time with yet another poignant Irish play, Brian Friel’s ‘ 1,127 more words


Game Masters, Faith Healer and new Scottish writers

A museum exhibition on gaming, a play about a faith healer and some hot new writing talent are featured in my latest column for the Scottish Review.

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Language Is a Virus from Outer Space

A version of this article appeared in Lakbima News on Sunday November 6 2011

What did William S Burroughs mean when he wrote that language is a virus from outer space? 1,346 more words

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Speaking in Tongues : Part II

To return to the discussion on language and inherent superiority, it is often only with the native’s complicity that this script gains credence and is entrenched. 1,197 more words